Highlights include personal letters to his wife, Julia, written throughout their engagement and marriage, including a letter written in 1846 during the Mexican War
in which he enclosed a wild-flower; 111 volumes of headquarters reports, comprising correspondence, orders, reports, dispatches, and accounts providing a magnificently detailed picture of the Civil War; Grants first Inaugural Address, delivered March 4, 1869; newspaper articles chronicling the Grants' around-the-worid tour from 1877-79 to Europe, West Africa, Russia, China, and the Middle East; an 1885 letter from a young student, Maria M.
According to Odie Faulk, in The Mexican War
, Changing Interpretations, there was little communication with the government in Mexico City.
consul; letters by Larkin, Agustin Zamorano, and Pio Pico; and documents pertaining to the Mexican War
Military leaders from the Mexican War
are heroicized in the prints examined by Kitty Ledbetter.
The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War
BECAUSE OF ITS UNIQUENESS--and the charisma and tragic death of Samuel Walker, the officer whose name it bears--the Colt Walker revolver has received notoriety as the handgun of the Mexican War
This book is a must read for anyone with a sincere interest in the Mexican War
and/or our current relations with that country.
In 1846, when the Mexican War
began, Henderson notes many rural Mexicans were not aware they lived in an independent country.
The Southern Illinois University Press announces a Legal History of the Civil War Era: From the Mexican War
to Jim Crow, a series of books to be edited by Christian G.
Trouble is, Lincoln had quite a different attitude toward another war, the little-known Mexican War
This comment aptly describes the human story line woven throughout The Training Ground, Martin Dugard's spirited and nearly blow-by-blow account of the major battles of the Mexican War
Generations of West Point plebes have memorized General Winfield Scott's encomium to their Mexican War
The training ground; Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War
As a side note, Captain Samuel Walker was killed by a Mexican lancer in a skirmish of the Mexican war
in Huamantla, Mexico.
He was, Kauffman reports, a "fine if not outstanding president," mainly because as a "Peace Whig" he opposed the Mexican War
, the proposed annexation of Cuba, and the fire-eaters on both sides who eventually produced the bloody convulsion of the Civil War.